Halloween Events for All Ages in Toronto

Although Halloween falls on the 31st of October each year, there are spooktacular celebrations and fright-filled festivities happening all month long around the city. From horror film festivals to haunted houses and, there is something for the kid in all of us to enjoy.

TORONTO AFTER DARK FILM FESTIVAL

The 11th annual film festival offers a line-up of new horror and sci-fi flicks.

When: Saturday, October 13-21, 2016

Where: Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON

Cost: Ticket prices and passes vary

Website: torontoafterdark.com/2016

HAUNTED HIGH PARK

Explore the grounds of High Park after dark and discover the chilling legends and ghostly tales that have been spooking visitors for decades. Discover Victorian funeral and mourning traditions inside the candlelit rooms of historic Colborne Lodge and see what goes creak in the night. Spooky refreshments included.

When: October 21, 28 & 29 (adult and teen), October 22 (kids and families)

Where: South end of High Park on Colborne Lodge Drive

Cost: $15 plus tax, Children (8-12yrs) $7.50 plus tax. Pre-registration is required

Website: toronto.ca

SCREEMERS

Explore haunted houses and scare yourself silly with this Halloween tradition.

When: October 14-15, 21-23, 26 - 31, 2016 at 7 p.m. to close

Where: Exhibition place

Cost: $24.95 – 28.95

Website: screemers.ca

HALLOWEEN HAUNT

Explore mazes, thrill rides and haunted houses at Canada’s Wonderland.

When: September 30 – October 31, 2016, 7 p.m. to midnight

Where: Canada’s Wonderland, 9580 Jane St, Vaughan

Cost: From $31.99

Website: canadaswonderland.com/haunt

ROM FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE GOOSEBUMPS

Come in your Halloween best, and experience the weird, wacky, and spooky at #FNLROM

When: October 28, 7 p.m.

Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto

Cost: $15.00 adults; $13.00 students/seniors; $5 members

Website: rom.on.ca/fnlrom-goosebumps

LEGENDS OF HORROR

An immersive theatrical interpretation of all the classic horror figures as you are led through a one hour, 1.5 km walk through the bowels of the historic castle.

When: September 30 - October 13, 7 p.m. to midnight; October 14 – October 31, 6:30 p.m. to midnight

Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto

Website: legendsofhorror.ca

MONSTER DASH TORONTO

Monster Dash is a family friendly event featuring three exciting challenges in one – a 5K and 10K run/walk for kids, teenagers and adults and a cool Spooky Mile for kids that takes place in Sunnybrook Park (2016) in Leaside (North Toronto). A full 100% of pledges and donations will go to support WWF-Canada this year once more.

When: Sunday, October, 30, 2016

Where: Sunnybrook Park, 1132 Leslie St, Toronto, ON

Cost: $40 – 70

Website: monsterdash.ca

ZOMBIE PROM

Celebrate Halloween with sexy corpses, dapper survivors, cute cadavers and HAZMAT tuxedos, Dress to impress or infect and party the living dead.

When: October 28, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street W, Toronto

Cost: $25.00

Website: eventbrite.ca/zombie-prom